Victims' families of Ky. high school shooting speak before visitations

Irene MckinneyJan 29, 2018

Kentucky police said that they had recently held such training at Marshall County High School. An attack at the local high school on Tuesday left two dead, 18 wounded and a close-knit community that will never be the same. Students embrace following a prayer vigil at Paducah Tilghman High School in Paducah, Ky., Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018, in Paducah, Ky. Messages of hope and healing at the entrance leading to the high school. Many others were injured. The gathering was held to honor the victims of the Marshall County High School shooting on Tuesday. Sixteen students were shot in the shooting spree, authorities said, and Bailey was one of two students killed in the shooting.

The incident was the latest outbreak of gun violence in a nation where school shootings have become not uncommon.

KSP asks all members of the media and public to respect the dignity and privacy of the victims and their families.

Dominico Caporali, whose 16-year-old daughter watched her classmate repeatedly pull the trigger, expressed a similar conviction. But this I know: "We can sustain one another, we can support one another". "Not a lot of bullying goes on".

The anxious parents had initially tried to call their daughter after hearing that there was a shooting at her high school, but to no avail.

"We need armed officers in every school in Kentucky".

She said Cope also loved history. The injured students were taken to several nearby hospitals.

"We have seen evil, and the face of evil as it has emerged, and the acts that evil has perpetrates in this community", Bevin said.

Fifteen-year-old Preston Ryan Cope was also killed in the shooting.

"She called me and all I could hear was voices and chaos in the background and she couldn't say anything", Secret Holt told WKRN-TV in Nashville.

Schools were closed county-wide on Wednesday, but elementary and middle schools will reopen Thursday, Superintendent Trent Lovett said. We will get through this and we will be more like Bailey going forward. Its main entrance remained blocked by yellow police tape as investigators continue to explore possible motives.

Prosecutors said they want to have him tried as an adult in this case. The suspect was arrested at the school and appeared in front of a judge Thursday, according to Assistant County Attorney Jason Darnall.

"The reason for that is based on information we have right now". The teen is being charged with murder and attempted murder. Previously, police said four students suffered other injuries.

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